and-leofen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
and-leofen
-lifen, -lyfen, es; n. I. living, food, sustenance, nourishment, pottage; victus, alimenta, pulmentum Mon to andleofne eorþan wæstmas hám gelǽdeþ man for sustenance brings home earth's fruits, Exon. 59a; Th. 214, 22; Ph. 243. Ðú winnan scealt and ðíne andlifne selfa gerǽcan thou shalt labour and thyself get thy sustenance, Cd. 43; Th. 57, 25; Gen. 933. Sealde him andlyfene dedit eis alimenta, Gen. 47, 17: Bd. 1, 27, resp. 8; S. 494, 16. Sealde ealle hyre andlyfene misit totum victum suum, Mk. Bos. 12, 44. II. that by which food is procured, money, wages, alms; stipendium, stips Ðæt he mihte dæghwámlíce. andleofene onfón ut quotidianam ab eis stipem acciperet, Bd. 5, 2; S. 615, 3. Beóþ éþhylde on eówrum andlyfenum estote contenti stipendiis vestris, Lk. Bos. 3, 14.
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